Sample ImageThe third annual Hoops from the Heart fundraising basketball games are coming back on Tuesday May 24 at the University of Winnipeg Duckworth Centre.  Watch the best in men’s basketball featuring players from Universities and Colleges from across the country including University of Winnipeg, University of Manitoba, University of Waterloo, Lakehead University, Brandon University, Mayville State University, Medicine Hat College, Canadian Mennonite University, Red River College and many more battling it out in a couple of pre-season games that should be a preview of next year’s season! See tomorrow’s stars fresh out of high school ball playing against seasoned veterans of the University scene!  Proceeds help heart research at St Boniface Hospital and the Basketballs for Inner City Kids Project!  Games are at 6:00 pm with the University of Manitoba taking on the Western Canada University/College All Star Team #1 and at 7:45 pm the University of Winnipeg tipping off against the Western Canada University/College All Star Team #2.  Two lucky fans will win an autographed Steve Nash jersey!  For more details including full team rosters...






At 6:00pm -

The HomeTeam: The University of Manitoba Bisons in white jerseys


  • Marko Milosevic             
  • Keith Omoerah  
  • Richard Reimer 
  • Kevin Oliver                               
  • Jonar Huertas                
  • Xavier Smith                 
  • Braeden Speer                           
  • Tanner Draward  
  • Kurtis Sansregrat                      
  • Elliot Taylor                               
  • Amir Ali             
  • Jordan Bonwick
  • Head Basketball Coach:             Kirby Schepp
  • Assistant Coach:                       Randy Kusano
  • Assistant Coach:                       Jeff Laping


TheVisiting Team: The University/College All Star Team #1 in dark jerseys (of their own team ifpossible)

Player                                      University/CollegeTeam


  • Kevin Oman                               Brandon University
  • Chad Posthumus                       University of British Columbia
  • Hudson Isaac                            Briercrest College
  • Kyle Vince                                Brandon University
  • David Kohler                              Medicine Hat College
  • Wyatt Anders                            Canadian Mennonite University
  • AJ Beaudry                               Mayville State University
  • Nick Miller                                 Canadian Mennonite University
  • Jacob Miller                               Canadian Mennonite University
  • Mike James                               University of Fraser Valley
  • Eric Garcia                                University of Manitoba
  • Dan Penner                               Carleton University
  • Head Coach:                             Darcy Coss, Canadian Mennonite University
  • Assistant Coach:                       Spiros Kavanas, Canadian Mennonite University



At 7:45pm -

The HomeTeam: The University of Winnipeg Wesmen in white jerseys


  • Travis Krahn                  
  • Amrit Basi                     
  • Benton Athanaze                      
  • Pawel Gacon                 
  • Mo Williams                  
  • Brayden Duff                 
  • Josh Stolar                    
  • James Horaska  
  • Craig Sharpe
  • Head Basketball Coach:             Mike Raimbault
  • Assistant Coach:                       Stephen Tackie
  • Assistant Coach:                       Tyler Kohut


The Visiting Team: The University CollegeAll Star Team #2 in dark jerseys (oftheir own team if possible)

Players                                    University/CollegeTeam

  • Delis Legris                               Algoma College
  • Tyler Pierce                               Medicine Hat College
  • Nick Loewen                              Mount Royal University
  • Josh Olaes                                Red River College
  • Peter Lamuro                             University of Winnipeg
  • Joey Nitichoruk                          Lakehead University
  • JR Alexander                             Lakehead University
  • Matt Leowen                              Red River College
  • Jon Picici                                  College Wesmen
  • Given Isaac                               College Wesmen
  • AJ. Basi                                    University of Manitoba
  • Jason Malcolm                           Red River College
  • Head Coach:                             Sukhvir Singh, Red River College
  • Assistant Coach:                       Ogo Okwumabua, Red River College
  • Assistant Coach:                       Chris Lucas, Red River College

The man with the magical microphone –  your Game Announcer: Mr Stephen Tackie!!

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